Filippo Contenta


Filippo Contenta received his Master in Astronomy and Astrophysics at Sapienza-University of Rome, where his thesis work focused on N-body simulations, to study the dynamical friction of star cluster in elliptical galaxies. Filippo is now studying and researching for his PhD under the supervision of Mark Gieles and Oscar Agertz.

Research interests

  • Stellar dynamics
  • N-body problem
  • Star cluster evolution